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? ? ? captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: new ammunition for trump. >> honestly, i think we've hade enough of the clintons, in all fairness. >> pelley: also tonight, the first lady embraces clinton. >> she is absolutely ready to be commander in chief on day one,an and, yes, she happens to be a woman. >> pelley: an american who led an isis cell tells us how he was recruited online. >> he explained how islam was, you know, like my calling. >> pelley: police in north dakota arrest protesters trying to stop an oil pipeline. and, who let the dogs out? rescued by the high school track team. >> when the dogs realized that
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kennels, it was just happy chaos. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. a new headache landed today in the clinton campaign inbox-- another hacked e-mail has gone public, this one from an aide to former president bill clinton and his family foundation. it reveals a tangled web of charity and personal financial en calls "bill clinton incorporated." it's 12 days until the election, and we begin tonight with nancy cordes. >> reporter: republicans accused the clintons today of cashing in on charity work, citing a hacked memo in which mr. clinton's longtime aide, doug band, described how he urged clinton foundation donors to offer president clinton paid speeches as well. financial giant, u.b.s., he said, agreed to a series of
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the british firm barclays shelled out $700,000 for two speeches. and for-profit university chain laureate international paid $3.5 million a year for what band described as a "foundation relationship that evolved into a business relationship for president clinton." >> thank you so much. >> reporter: band wrote the memo in 2011 after chelsea clinton accused him of hustling foundation donors to drum up business for his new corporate band argued he was not only the foundation's chief fund-raiser, but had arranged more than $50 million in for-profit activity for president clinton, including in-kind services for the president and his family for personal travel, hospitality, vacation, and the like. band complained he was being scapegoated. the former president, he said, is far more conflicted every single day in what he does and gets many expensive gifts from
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>> you are very clearly quoting from wikileaks. >> reporter: hillary clinton and her aides have consistently refused to comment on any of the hacked e-mails or even confirmru their authenticity. >> what's really important about wikileaks is that the russian government has engaged in espionage against americans. >> reporter: late today, the campaign did put out a statement saying that none of the financial relationships in this memo are new. former president's tax returns. but the hacked e-mails show, scott, that campaign aides werei worried about the blurred lines at the foundation and how they would reflect on the candidate, as far back as 2014. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us tonight. nance, thank you. and now let's go to major garrett covering the trump campaign. >> just today, we read about clinton confidant doug brand, bragging that he had funneled tens of millions of dollars to bill clinton inc. through the
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speeches and consulting contracts. >> reporter: donald trump seized on the hacked memo at the first of three rallies in ohio today. >> mr. band called the arrangement unorthodox. the rest of us call it outright corrupt. >> reporter: trump and clintonru are effectively tied in the buckeye state, and piling on the theme of clinton corruption is about all trump has left to tilt the balance. >> if the clintons were willing to play this fast and loose with their enterprise when they weren't in the white house, just imagine what they'll do, given the chance to once again control the oval office. >> reporter: trump's goal? rally dispirited republicans and sow doubts among mildly- committed clinton backers. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the office of the president. >> reporter: trump also uses the corruption charges to deflect from his own lack of transparency.
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tax returns, and now ignores questions about numerous allegations of sexual misconduct and assault. in the final presidential debate, trump turned a question about the accusations into another attack on clinton's ethical vulnerabilities. >> but i will tell you, what isn't fictionalized are her e-mails, where she destroyed 33,000 e-mails criminally, criminally, after getting ata subpoena from the united states congress. >> reporter: trump has lost ground here in ohio, and tomorrow heads to iowa, where he once held a moderately comfortable lead, but now finds himself tied with clinton. scott, day to day, trump does do more events than clinton but the inescapable fact is, he has much more ground to make up. >> pelley: major garrett, thanks. today, clinton and michelle obama campaigned together for the first time. they were in north carolina. >> seriously, is there anyone more inspiring than michelle obama?
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and maybe-- maybe it's especially-- especially meaningful to me because i do know something about being first lady of the united states. ( cheers ) and, you know, i'm going to state the obvious-- it's not easy. >> yeah, that's right. hillary doesn't play. she has more experience and exposure to the presidency than any candidate in our lifetime. yes, more than barack, more than bill. so she is absolutely ready to be commander in chief on day one, and, yes, she happens to be a woman. ( cheers ) >> pelley: well, before day one, of course, there will be election day. and cbs news has learned that federal law enforcement is concerned about increasing calls for violence timed to the
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most of the threats have been made on social media. federal agencies are trying to determine which ones are real and which ones are just talk. we learned late today that a former contractor for the national security agency arrested for stealing secrets allegedly possessed some of the most closely guarded secrets that america has-- the names of undercover intelligence agents overseas. the amount of secret material allegedly stolen by harold martin is breathtaking, and jeff pegues is following the case for us. jeff? >> reporter: scott, if it gets in the wrong hands, investigators say the information that martin stole could cost american lives. prosecutors say it includes intelligence officers' names and martin's theft puts the secrecy of their identities at risk and endangers the lives and safety of those officers. the documents also reveal that the secrets he allegedly stole risk exposure of american intelligence operations.
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clearance for some 28 years, was arrested in late august and during a search of his home, investigators found the equivalent of half a billion pages of sensitive documents, many of which were marked "secret" and "top secret." martin was employed by defense contractor booz allen hamilton, which also hired edward snowden. the company announced today that former f.b.i. director robert mueller will investigate its security practices. scott, martin's attorney says his client is no snowden, just a compulsive hoarder. >> pelley: but j department may seek charges under the espionage act. jeff pegues for us tonight. jeff, thank you. well, tonight we have a rare interview with an american who became a leader of an isis cell, sending other young americans te their deaths in syria. abdirizak warsame has an exotic name, but minneapolis is the only home he's ever known. he's one of thousands of somali refugees who have been welcomed there since the 1990s.
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in an interview for this sunday's "60 minutes," he told us that he was pulled into terrorism online through the lectures of anwar al-awlaki, an al qaeda cleric. >> he explained how islam was, you know, like my calling. it was almost like he was talking to you. it made you feel like-- like you were special, you know, and, like, you're the chosen one. >> pelley: how much time did you spend watching these videos? >> i would continuously watchou them when i wasn't doing anything, when i wasn't at school or doing my homework or, you know, out with my family, i was watching those videos. >> pelley: and around the videos grew a congregation. >> i thought i was the only one, but when i met these group of men that i was friends with, it was kind of shocking to see that they also knew about these videos, too. we would listen and listen and
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all those lectures would talk about how it wasn't a time for just, you know, talking, but it was a time for action. >> pelley: the route to actiony, was a link away, in the videos of isis. warsame and 11 friends set thei. sights. why did you want to go to syria? >> i'd be helping people who are oppressed, and people who are muslim. >> pelley: the first two reached syria, yusuf jama, and abdi nur. what happened to him? >> i believe he's dead. >> pelley: how did that happen? >> he was fighting, and he was killed. >> pelley: yusuf jama was also killed. are you responsible for their deaths? >> yeah, i believe i am responsible for their deaths, and i think about that every day. >> pelley: this is the fascinating story of how a dozen american teenagers decided to
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somali community in minneapolis is fighting to save its youth. the story is this sunday on "60 minutes." isis, of course, is still in control of iraq's second largest city, mosul, but iraqi and kurdish forces are closing in. u.s. warplanes and special forces are in the fight, and holly williams is there. >> reporter: thousands of civilians are escaping from isis as the extremists retreat from their villages. this offensive has killed according to the u.s. coalition, with over 300 square miles clawed back by iraqi and kurdish forces to the east and south. but they still haven't entered mosul itself. at the american base south of mosul, major chris parker told us protecting the city's one million civilians will make the fight more difficult. >> air strikes do become more complicated when you move into a major metropolitan area, and the
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this is a tough fight. they've been dug into mosul for two years now and had time to prepare. >> reporter: there are 50,000 iraqi ground forces compared to the 5,000 isis fighters thought to be in mosul. but the extremists have one terrifying weapon-- the suicide car bomb, a vehicle laden with explosives. isis has used dozens of them in this battle, and we've witnessed the panic they cause on the front line. they want to die. i guess the only, you know, real comparison is kamikaze pilots in the second world war. >> when you're dealing with that mentality, it's a very dangerous themy. there's no doubt about that. >> reporter: this is the biggest military challenge that iraq has faced since the u.s. invasion of 2003. two years ago, scott, when isis
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away. >> pelley: holly williams on the battlefield for us tonight. holly, thank you. well, today riot police in north dakota arrested protesters who have been blocking construction of an oil pipeline. barry petersen is there. >> the whole world is watching you! >> reporter: it was tough and it was tense as police moved forward to take over makeshift camps and protesters were detained. it was an unequal fight. police had billy clubs, mace, this is the way it's been going. the police have just arrested one of the protesters. over here, the protesters continue to taunt them. and every time the protesters make a move, the police move m right along with them. in the middle of it all, activist wikaya eagleman struggled to keep the peace. and you can win against all of this? >> i'm not saying we're going to win, but it's going to be a tough battle spiritually.
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enforcement operation. >> our emphasis here is we don't want a confrontation. the last thing north dakota law enforcement wants is a confrontation. the last thing the state of north dakota wants is a confrontation. >> reporter: the camps block construction of a nearly 1,200- mile pipeline that would carry crude oil from the baken oil fields to illinois. builders want to tunnel under the missouri river. the native americans say if there was ever a leak, it would pollute a tribal lifeline that alro millions of americans downstream. the protesters have come here from reservations across the u.s., and neither side shows any sign of giving in. barr barry petersen, cbs news, near cannonball, north dakota. >> pelley: coming up on the "cbs evening news" tonight, a student charged with serial sex assault. did he keep a notebook of potential victims?
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>> pelley: today, a college student in wisconsin was charged with sexually assaulting five women, and prosecutors say there may be more. demarco morgan reports from madison. >> cash bail in the amount of $200,000. >> reporter: 20-year-old university of wisconsin madison college student alec cook was in court today facing 34 counts, ranging from sexual assault to false imprisonment on five women. prosecutors say that cook's crimes date back to at least 2015. since cook's arrest last week for sexual assault, authorities say at least a dozen women have come forward claiming that they were victims, too. university wisconsin police department mark lubocott. >> i don't think we've seen
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time where we have this many people coming forward. >> reporter: authorities found a notebook at cook's apartment listing names of women and what he wanted to do to them. one victim says he strangled her and kept her against her will. another says she was drugged. the dean of students tried to reassure students and sent a campus-wide letter, saying, "i was shocked and saddened to learn that several u.w. madison students have reported being sexually assaulted by a fellow student." cook's attorney, christopher van wagner, says his client is at >> he's been painted as the face of evil in madison and nows across the entire nation, across the globe. that's wrong, and we're going to do everything we can to show that to the d.a. and eventually, if necessary, to a jury. >> reporter: scott, cook has been suspended from campus and he remains in jail tonight. he is expected to be back in m court next month. >> pelley: demarco morgan for us tonight. demarco, thank you.
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>> we have breaking news we'll go right to the details of this developing story. >> my name is allen, i'm the campaign digital-- cor cbs covering mike pence. we were flying a two hour flight from fort dodge, iowa where he just finished a rally to laguardia, new york city where he had a fundraiser planned. upon landing, the plane skidded, it was a hard we didn't realize that we were in the mud. when we hit the ground,-- the secreted service agent jumped up, went to the front of the plane to check on governor pence, governor pence came to the back of the plane where the press was to see if we were okay. everyone was all right, secret service, his family, the campaign reporters. when we were stopped the
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the plane, escorted us off. and the governor is called off the fundraiser for tonight. tomorrow we're told that everything is still on. >> pelley: up next, puppy-- puppy love, runners make
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bedfellows ballot question 3 has created next at 6. ((christianne klein)) round 2! i'm christianne klein, next on 8 >> pelley: we end tonight with an unusual track meet. every runner is a winner. here's carter evans. >> reporter: at the santa barbara county animal shelter-- >> these are dogs! they want to run! they want to play. hi, guys! >> reporter: coordinator stacy silva came up with a plan that crosscountry coach luis escobar couldn't refuse. >> you've got a bunch of dogs that are in cages and want to be outside running, and i've got a group of high school students that love to run. >> reporter: a perfect match. >> perfect match.
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>> when the dogs realized they were getting out of those kennels and to go outside as a group, it was just happy chaos. >> reporter: who does most of the running? who does the pulling? >> she does the pulling. i'm just kind of along for the ride. >> reporter: when the kids from st. joseph high first ran with the shelter dogs in august, escobar posted a 60-second video. then all of a sudden-- >> there was millions and millions of views and shares. >> reporter: at the end of that viral video, 16-year-old josh menusa holds a tired terrier >> fred's had it! >> reporter: a week later he returned to the shelter. >> and the moment he saw me, oh, he starts crying. i'm like, "oh, my goodness. he just needs to come with us." >> reporter: they are nowin inseparable, the new menusa family dog. the ultimate goal, says junior sequoia chumpitaz, is to raise awareness about the plight of shelter animals, but the attachment is real. >> hi! when we have to put them back it's kind of, like, i'm really
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you'll get adopted. >> reporter: does a dog that gets exercised and socialized more, does it make it more adoptable? >> 100%. it doesn't have all this pent-up energy that it's trying to show you just because now you're paying attention to it. it makes a huge difference.ff >> reporter: this training regimen may not help st. joseph win more races, but they've already won over plenty of hearts. >> come on, buddy. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, santa maria, california. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs evening news" for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbsns captioned by media access group at wgbh
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complex. just really scary what happens, we take you live to the scene where police are trying to figure out exactly what happened. ((denise valdez)) a verdict reached... in the oregon standoff trial. all defendants... including the bundy brothers... found not guilty. what that means for their case here in nevada... following the bunkerville standoff. ((dave courvoisier)) new technology... helping keep the lights on. which is better for us, safer, more effectiv, the high tech way n-v energy is keeping an eye on powerlines in remote areas... helping pinpoint exactly where outages strike.///
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((vanessa murphy)) brothers ryan and ammon bundy led an armed group to take over a federal wildlife refuge for six weeks... now today they and five others have been acquitted... the bundy brothers are the sons of bunkerville rancher cliven bundy. the not guilty verdict for conspiracy and possession of firearms at a federal facility... the standoff began on january 2nd... the bundys - trying to make their point about the opposition of land.... the same argument the bundys used here in southern nevada when they led an armed militia against the bureau of land management in august of 2014 after the blm seized cattle that was illegally grazing on public lands. in that instance, the blm backed down...but rancher cliven bundy, his sons, and several others now face charges here in nevada... the trial is set for february. ((vanessa murphy)) those opposing the bundys and


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